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September 27, 2022 Program - Addressing Executive Compensation & Benefit Challenges

  • 27 Sep 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Virtual Event - details provided to registered participants


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Addressing Executive Compensation &

Benefit Challenges:  Effective Use of

Nonqualified Plans

September 27, 2022

12:00 – 1:15 pm CDT

Erik Speed & Bryn Mercado

Mullin Barens Sanford Financial 

During our September program we will discuss the both the fundamentals of a deferred compensation plan (DCP) and explore how they can be designed as a tool to overcome the challenges posed by the “Great Resignation."

Program Summary

What is a nonqualified deferred compensation plan?

What are the benefits to the employer?

What are the benefits to an employee?

What are the basic rules governing?

Best practice plan design considerations & trends

Advanced uses of NQDCPs



Erik Speed is an Associate Principal at Mullin Barens Sanford Financial (MBS Financial). MBS Financial is an independent financial consulting firm focused solely on nonqualified deferred compensation plans, executive benefits and associated funding strategies. Erik has more than 25 years of experience helping companies design, fund and manage innovative and accessible retirement and executive benefit programs.

Erik spent 20 years with Prudential prior to joining MBS and has held consulting positions with Willis Towers Watson and BNY Mellon. Erik graduated from Cornell University and received his MBA from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business.

Bryn Mercado is a consultant with MBS.  A graduate of Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA, Bryn has focused on expanding market awareness of nonqualified deferred compensation plans and helping companies craft intentional and compelling plans to meet executives’ needs. 

This is a virtual event - virtual meeting details provided to registered participants

Please note:  Until further notice, any payment to CBN for non-member program registration will need to be made by check.  We cannot accept credit card payments at this time.  We apologize for any inconvenience.   

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